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Detroit Lions re-sign Don Muhlbach, Crezdon Butler

The Detroit Lions will retain the services of their long-term long-snapper.

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The wait is finally over! The Detroit Lions announced on Friday they have re-signed long-snapper Don Muhlbach.

Muhlbach has been the Lions' long-snapper since 2004. He turns 35 this year, so some were worried the Lions would opt for a younger option. Nevertheless it appears the Lions are happy with their reliable veteran.

In addition to Muhlbach, the Lions also announced the re-signing of cornerback Crezdon Butler. Butler will be entering his eighth year in the league, just his second with the Lions. Last year Butler made one of the biggest plays for the Lions, breaking up a potential game-tying two-point conversion against the Packers in Lambeau. But outside of that play, Butler didn't make much of an impact for the team. He was off the team for most of the season, but re-joined after Rashean Mathis was injured.

Details of both contracts have yet to be released.

Celebrate the re-signing of Muhlbach with some long-snapping highlights: